Washington State: HIV and AIDS, 4 units

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Washington State: HIV and AIDS, 4 units—Course Summary

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Matches the outline of required topics for the 4-hour licensing in Washington State. Topics include etiology, epidemiology, transmission, and infection control precautions for HIV. Clinical manifestations, treatment options, and psychosocial issues are included in the course.

Criteria for Successful Completion

Study the course material, achieve a score of 80% or higher on the post test (the post test can be repeated if a learner scores less than 80%), complete the course evaluation, and pay where required. No partial credit will be awarded.

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Target Audience

This course is for all healthcare workers and others who are required to complete course work related to HIV and AIDS in Washington State.

If you are an occupational therapy professional, the following course information applies to you:

  • Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, OTAs
  • Instructional Level: Introductory
  • Content Focus: Foundational Knowledge: Human Body, Development, and Behavior

Learning Objectives

When you finish this course you will be able to:

  1. Name the fives stages of HIV/AIDS infection.
  2. Identify four ways in which HIV can be contracted by occupational exposure.
  3. Name six standard precautions that must be followed in caring for an HIV-positive patient.
  4. Identify the legal and ethical issues associated with HIV/AIDS.
  5. Identify five populations that are especially vulnerable to HIV/AIDS.
  6. Identify global and national HIV resources for heathcare professionals and clients.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 Contact hours
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Tracy Long, RN, PhD, APRN
Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT
Susan Walters Schmid, PhD

Available Credit

  • 4.00 Contact hours


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